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Posted by Roy Saunderson on Fri, July 3, 2020

Do you resist giving employees recognition? There are a lot of excuses for not acknowledging the great things they do from "Someone else will do it," to "Why do I have to say something?" - the list goes on. But what if no one stops to recognize. The results could be detrimental to an organization. Roy Saunderson, chief learning officer at our sister company Rideau shares his thoughts on the topic of overcoming the resistance.


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Posted by Tom Brennan on Fri, June 26, 2020

In the face of any social or economic upheaval, you'll usually find a slew of articles urging recruiters to use emotional intelligence (EI) in difficult times. While this is true, EI is always crucial in recruiting. 

 

Strong EI can enhance all areas of your life, but let's focus on why it is essential in recruiting. There are many definitions of EI out there, but this one by Bradbury and Greaves, from Emotional Intelligence 2.0, highlights the aspects directly relevant to recruiting:

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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Wed, June 17, 2020

There are many unsung heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic. But few groups have received less recognition or are more deserving of praise than the HR professionals who have worked tirelessly to help keep their organizations functioning amidst a sea of fear, uncertainty and often dubious information. You have had to become experts overnight in myriad legal, health and safety, social and psychological issues, releasing policies on topics that were never before anticipated, all while keeping the lines of communication plumbed with persistent reminders to the rank and file and executive suite that we’re in this together and will somehow make it through okay.

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Posted by Leslie Minchin on Fri, June 12, 2020

Companies that are agile and ready to move quickly will be able to scoop up top talent and be back to ‘business as usual.’ On the other hand, those that are still figuring out how to navigate the new world of recruitment/talent acquisition will miss out on many well qualified candidates.

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